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Catherine Fulvio's latest book is more than a cookbook; "Eat Like an Italian: Recipes for the Good Life" provides lots of information and tips on how to adapt to a more leisurely lifestyle and incorporates the Italian food rules.
CATHERINE'S PREVIOUS BOOKS ALSO AVAILABLE
Catherine's previous book is also available ORDER YOUR SIGNED COPY HERE
"Eat Like an Italian" scoops award at the prestigious Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Award in a brand new category, Avonmore Cookbook of the Year 2012.
The awards were announced at a Gala event in the RDS, Dublin, in November 2012. This new category celebrates the best of Irish food writing and Catherine is delighted to be the first recipient of this prestigious award.
This competitive new category included other leading food writers such as Rachel Allen, Neven Maguire, Donal Skehan, Domini Kemp and the ICA. This made the award even more coveted and it came as a complete surprise to Catherine. "This award is a great seal of approval and is a dream come true" says Catherine.
The eternally effervescent TV Chef, food writer and proprietor of Ballyknocken House & Cookery School, is delighted at the popularity of her latest book. "Eat Like an Italian" provides an insight into Italian food and food culture culminating in a collection of Italian inspired recipes with a truly Irish twist. Every recipe shows how to tweak Italian dishes using local produce in a "Keeping it Local" theme, something Catherine holds close to her heart.
Award-winning Ballyknocken Cookery School is home to TV Chef and Food Writer, Catherine Fulvio, and is scenically located on a 350 acre farm a short drive from Dublin City Centre in County Wicklow, Ireland.
Ballyknocken Cookery School is a centre for culinary learning. Catherine’s style of cooking is modern Irish,with an emphasis on local and seasonal ingredients. The Cookery School offers a wide range of cookery classes, including Catherine's Southern Italian Kitchen and seasonal favourites including BBQ & Outdoor Dining to Fabulous Mains & Desserts and our Head Chef Junior Chef where adults and children cook together in the kitchen.
The Cookery School at Ballyknocken is a centre for learning culinary skills. The school caters for vocational, professional and personal development as well as corporate groups. At Ballyknocken Cookery School you will find a fresh, fun approach to cooking with an emphasis on hands on courses.
Ballyknocken cookery school offers Gift Vouchers, Shortbreak packages on all courses and caters for private groups for Birthday Parties and Hen Parties as well as delivering interesting and educational courses for personal development and Corporate Team building cookery classes options.
Chef Proprietor, Catherine Fulvio, has written for many Irish publications including being food writer for Image Magazine and the Irish Garden Magazine as well as being guest food writer for the Sunday World Magazine. She provides educational cookery courses and hosts vocational cookery demonstrations for schools and colleges. She is a regular guest chef on RTE's Four Live and has completed 3 TV Series for RTE Catherine’s Family Kitchen, Catherine’s Roman Holiday and Catherine’s Italian Kitchen as well as publishing two cook books Catherine’s Italian Kitchen Cook Book & Catherine’s Roman Holiday Cook Book.
Accommodation is available on-site at Ballyknocken House. Located a mere 29 miles south of Dublin city centre, Ballyknocken is the ideal location for day cookery classes or a weekend cookery course.
So whether you want to hone your skills for your business, cook for the family or entertain your friends Ballyknocken Cookery School offers a course to suit you.
Our promise to you is an educational, informative yet fun culinary experience. Catherine and her team look forward to welcoming you.
TV Chef & Food Writer, Catherine Fulvio, making a full-on Irish breakfast on NBC Today Show for St. Patrick's Day 2011
Click here to see NBC Breakfast Video
Click here to see Catherine on NBC's Today Show December 2010 - Italian Favourites with an Irish Twist!
“ My life philosophy is . . . eat well, be well. Enjoying fresh, homemade food is good for the body and the soul.”
Awards and Recommendations
"Cordon D'Or Culinary Academy Award 2007 - Cookery School of the Year"